Department: Department Of Commerce
Agency: Commerce, International Trade Administration
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The Office of the Assistant Secretary for Global Markets and Director General of the U.S Commercial Service, in the International Trade Administration (ITA), is looking for an energetic, innovative trade professional who will enjoy working in a dynamic and mission driven organization as an International Trade Specialist. The ideal candidate will have trade promotion, investment support, and export experience applying forward-thinking leadership in promoting and implementing a vision that fosters organizational excellence. This position requires knowledge of international, economic and political factors influencing the flow of goods and services between countries. The incumbent will serve as a liaison with other ITA offices and Global Markets units, including management of a document tracking system, development and implementation of strategies that anticipate customer needs, and the execution of vital change initiatives.
This position is located in the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Global Markets and Director General of the U.S Commercial Service, in the International Trade Administration (ITA). The mission of Global Markets is to assist and advocate for U.S. businesses in international markets to foster U.S. economic prosperity. Utilizing our network of trade promotion and policy professionals located in over 70 countries and 100 U.S. locations, Global Markets promotes U.S. exports, especially among small and medium-sized enterprises; advances and protects U.S. commercial interests overseas; and attracts inward investment into the United States.
Applicants under this vacancy announcement will be considered for merit promotion procedures only. If you are interested in concurrent consideration under the delegating examining procedures, you may also apply to vacancy announcement no. ITA-2014-0003.
- Not Required
- Applicant must be a U.S. citizen to qualify for this position.
- Applicant must successfully complete a background security investigation.
- Must be registered for Selective Service if applicable (www.sss.gov).
- Applicant must complete a one year probation period.